Discovery Metadata System

Marine debris from a beach at Bird Island, from 1989 onwards
GB/NERC/BAS/PDC/01206

Summary

Abstract:
Marine debris washing up on beaches on Bird Island has been monitored since 1989 with over 9,000 items of debris recovered up until present day. In addition to the raw data, a summary of the data by year or by debris description is available. Occasions when no debris was found, or it was not possible to carry out a survey, are recorded in the metadata.

This data is submitted to the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) as part of their Marine Debris Programme.

Keywords:
Beach debris, Marine debris

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